Showing 1-16 of 16 Publications
ReportsNo Safe Harbor
Introduction China is challenging America’s and Japan’s long-standing ability to uphold a peaceful order in the Asia-Pacific region. This is particularly true in the East and ...
By Patrick M. Cronin, Daniel Kliman & Harry Krejsa
ReportsBeyond the San Hai
The United States has enjoyed largely uncontested naval supremacy across the blue waters, or open oceans, for decades. The rapid emergence of an increasingly global People’s L...
By Patrick M. Cronin, Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa, Alexander Sullivan & Rush Doshi
ReportsChina as a Middle East Power
In this working paper, Kuni Miyake, President of the Foreign Policy Institute think-tank in Tokyo, examines the strategic implications for Japan of China’s increasing influenc...
By Kuni Miyake
Evermay Dialogue Co-Chairs Dr. Sachiko Kuno and the Honorable Michèle Flournoy released a new report on a U.S.-Japan alliance action plan for all-hazard emergency management. ...
By Michèle Flournoy, Dr. Sachiko Kuno, Maki Fukami & Patrick M. Cronin
Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia
“Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia” identifies a framework for advancing U.S.-Taiwan maritime cooperation, which consists of b...
By Alexander Sullivan
ReportsIndirect Cost Imposition Strategies in the South China Sea: U.S. Leadership and ASEAN Centrality
Dr. Carlyle A. Thayer assesses the implications of China’s assertions of control over the South China Sea for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and offers ide...
By Carlyle Thayer
ReportsShades of Gray: Technology, Strategic Competition, and Stability in Maritime Asia
Amy Chang, Ben FitzGerald, and Van Jackson unpack how proliferating technologies are intersecting with strategic competition, coercive behaviors, and unclear norms to exacerba...
By Amy Chang, Ben FitzGerald & Van Jackson
ReportsPreserving the Rules: Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia
"A combination of active engagement, cost imposition, denial, and offset strategies can best help shape the future order of the Asia-Pacific region."...
By Alexander Sullivan & Patrick M. Cronin
ReportsChina's Tailored Coercion and Its Rivals' Actions and Responses: What the Numbers Tell Us
Dr. Christopher Yung and Patrick McNulty provide a groundbreaking data-driven look at how the six claimants of features in the South China Sea have advanced and defended their...
By Patrick McNulty & Dr. Christopher Yung
ReportsCost-Imposing Strategies: A Brief Primer
Dr. Thomas Mahnken, professor at both the Naval War College and Johns Hopkins SAIS, delivers a general but thorough framework for thinking about cost-imposing strategies, a cr...
By Thomas G. Mahnken
The Obama-Xi Summit: Three Essential Messages from Washington
Asia-Pacific Security Deputy Director Ely Ratner examines and Obama-Xi Summit and provides three messages from Washington....
By Ely Ratner
Charting the Contours of Asia’s Megatrends
CNAS Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines seven major trends shaping Asia-Pacific security and the U.S. rebalance to Asia in "Charting the Contours of Asia’s Megatre...
By Alexander Sullivan
Beyond Fukushima: A Joint Agenda for U.S.-Japanese Disaster Management
In Beyond Fukushima: A Joint Agenda for U.S.-Japanese Disaster Management, Richard Danzig, CNAS Chairman of the Board of Directors; Andrew M. Saidel, President and Chief Execu...
By Andrew M. Saidel, Richard Danzig & Zachary Hosford
Yokota: Civil-Military Use of U.S. Bases in Japan
In Yokota: Civil-Military Use of U.S. Bases in Japan, authors Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, CNAS Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program; Paul S. Giar...
By Patrick M. Cronin, Paul S. Giarra, Timothy A. Walton & Zachary Hosford
Robotic Skies: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and the Strategic Defense of Japan
This report argues that intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) is important for Japan’s strategic defense in particular and for regional security in general, and ...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Paul S. Giarra
The Ripple Effect: Japan's Responses to the Iraq War
America’s military intervention in Iraq has catalyzed major changes in the Middle East, but the ramifications of its military campaigns around the world, particularly in Asia,...
By Nirav Patel & Richard Weitz